Points of interest

The Koh-i-Noor pencil

The Koh - i- noor pencil was launched in 1889. It was named after the famous Indian diamond Koh-i-noor (Mountain of Light). It was incorporated into the British Crown Treasure in 1852 and became a symbol of beauty and wealth.
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How A Pencil is Made

In 1930, Dr. Jan Dejnek described the process of making a pencil as follows:Ink sticks are made from ink (graphite) and plastic clay. Various kinds of ink are used, the best being Ceylon ink, which is suitable for the finest kinds of pencils. Bohemian, Siberian, Mexican and English inks are also very much used.
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